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Demented Datebooks: Comedy Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name October 1

Last Updated 12-08-2018

⛪🎭🎵Dame Julie Andrews -- is 83 in the year 2018 and 84 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1935
Protestant, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Variety Show Hostess, Singer, English
Names/Places: b. in Walton-on-Thames; RN:Julia Elizabeth Wells; Blake Edward's wife
TV Shows: Julie Andrews Show
Movie Titles: My Fair Lady, Mary Poppins, Sound of Music

🎭Beck Bennett -- is 34 in the year 2018 and 35 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1984
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live
Movie Titles: Blue Movies, Beside Still Waters

🎭Christian Borle -- is 45 in the year 2018 and 46 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1973 N.S.
Actor
Arts Titles: PL: Peter and the Starcatcher, Something Rotten!, Legally Blonde
TV Shows: Smash (as Tom Levitt)
Movie Titles: Monty Python's Spamalot

⛪⚖James Earl Carter II -- is 94 in the year 2018 and 95 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1924
Baptist, President, Governor
Names/Places: b. in Plains, GA; Rosalynn's hubby, Billy's brother
Misc: 39th U.S. President (1977-81); Peanuts and Teeth; former Georgia governor

🎭Sam Clemmett -- is 25 in the year 2018 and 26 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1993 N.S.
Actor, English
Arts Titles: PL: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Nivelli's War, Accolade, Wink, Wendy and Peter Pan

🎭Greg Davis Jr. -- is 34 in the year 2018 and 35 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1984 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Lincoln Heights, The Shield, CSI: New York, 10 Items or Less (as Buck)
Movie Titles: King of California, Beyond the Lights, L.A. Noire

🎭Sarah Drew -- is 38 in the year 2018 and 39 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1980
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Daria, Grey's Anatomy (as Dr. April Kepner), Everwood
Movie Titles: Radio, Moms' Night Out, Front of the Class

🎭Micky Flanagan -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1962 N.S.
Comedian, English

🎭Yvette Freeman -- is 63 in the year 2018 and 64 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1955
Actress, Director
TV Shows: ER (as Nurse Haleh Adams)
Movie Titles: Dead Again

✍🎭🎵Zach Galifianakis -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1969
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Pianist
TV Shows: Tru Calling (as Davis), My Life in Ruins
Movie Titles: The Hangover, Due Date, The Campaign

✍🎭Harry Hill -- is 54 in the year 2018 and 55 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1964 N.S.
Author, Comedian, English

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🎵🎸Sam Phipps -- is 65 in the year 2018 and 66 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1953
Saxophonist, New Wave Musician
Group Names: Oingo Boingo

🎭Randy Quaid -- is 68 in the year 2018 and 69 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1950
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Houston, TX; Dennis' brother
Misc: some say b. 1949 or '51
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (member 1985-86), Davis Rules (as Dwight Davis)
Movie Titles: The Long Riders, The Last Picture Show, Paper Moon, The Last Detail, Midnight Express, A Streetcar Named Desire, Independence Day, Kingpin

🎭Jeannine Riley -- is 78 in the year 2018 and 79 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1940
Actress
TV Shows: Petticoat Junction (as Billie Jo Bradley), Hee Haw, Dusty's Trail

🎭Jurnee Smollett-Bell -- is 32 in the year 2018 and 33 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1986 N.S.
Actress, Producer
Names/Places: aka Jurnee Smollett
TV Shows: Cosby (as Jurnee), Friday Night Lights (as Jess Meriweather) Underground (as Rosalee), Wanda At Large
Movie Titles: The Great Debaters, Heads of Stone, Eve's Bayou, Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

🎵Geoff Stephens -- is 84 in the year 2018 and 85 in the year 2019; b.10/1/1934
Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer, English
Group Names: The New Vaudeville Band
Song Titles: Winchester Cathedral

💰Dave Arneson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/1/1947 d.4/7/2009 (61)
Entrepreneur
Misc: Game Designer; co-creator of Dungeons and Dragons fantasy game

🎭Tom Bosley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/1/1927 d.10/19/2010 (83)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, TV Host, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Chicago, Illinois
Misc: Glad Bags commercials
TV Shows: That Was the Week That Was, The Debbie Reynolds Show, The Dean Martin Show, Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (as Harry Boyle), Happy Days (as Howard Cummingham), That's Hollywood, Murder-She Wrote (as Sheriff Amos Tupper), Father Dowling Mysteries (as Father Frank Dowling), Out of This World (as Troy's dad)

🎵Charles Grean -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/1/1913 d.12/20/2003 (90)
Bassist, Conductor
Names/Places: MN:Randolph; Betty Johnson's hubby
Misc: scoring soaps, movies, & varieties
Song Titles: Quentin's Theme (Dark Shadows theme song)

⛪🎭🎵Richard Harris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/1/1930 d.10/25/2002 (72)
Roman Catholic, Movie/Stage Actor, Singer, Irish
Names/Places: b. in Limerick
Misc: some say b. 1932 or 1933; MacArthur Park (about a drenched cake); "Weird Al" parodied his song into "Jurassic Park" in 1993
Song Titles: MacArthur Park
Movie Titles: Camelot (as King Arthur), Mutiny On The Bounty, A Man Called Horse, Unforgiven, Harry Potter (series as Albus Dumbledore)

🎭Ted Healy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/1/1896 d.12/21/1937 (41)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan
Names/Places: RN:Charles Earnest Lee Nash
Misc: the first Stooge; originated the Three Stooges & brought them to Hollywood

🎭🎵Stanley Holloway -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/1/1890 d.1/30/1982 (91)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Singer, British
TV Shows: Our Man Higgins (star)
Movie Titles: My Fair Lady

🎭Joe Kirk -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/1/1903 d.4/16/1975 (71)
Radio Actor, TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: Abbott & Costello Show (as Mr. Bacciagalupe)

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🎵🎸Michael "Cub" Koda -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/1/1948 N.S. d.7/1/2000 N.S. (51)
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Brownsville Station
Song Titles: Smokin' in the Boys Room

🎭Fatso Marco -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/1/1906 d.10/27/1962 (56)
Comedian
Names/Places: RN:Marco Marcella
TV Shows: The Milton Berle Show

⛪🎭Walter Matthau -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/1/1920 d.7/1/2000 (79)
Hall of Famer, Jewish, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Matuschanskayasky (Mat-Shoe-An-Shock-Vas-Key)
Movie Titles: The Fortune Cookie, Cactus Flower, The Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Pete n Tillie, Earthquake, The Sunshine Boys, The Bad News Bears, House Calls, California Suite, Hopscotch, The Couch Trip, JFK, Goodyear, Philco, Alfred Hitchcock, Dennis the Menace movie, Grumpy Old Men I and II, I.Q., Grumpier Old Men, I'm Not Rappaport, Out to Sea, Odd Couple II

🎭Mihaly "Michu" Meszaros -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/1/1939 N.S. d.6/13/2016 N.S. (76)
Actor, Stuntman, Puppet Actor, Hungarian
TV Shows: ALF (as a personal assistant and as ALF in a costume)
Movie Titles: Big Top Pee-wee

🎭George Peppard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/1/1928 d.5/8/1994 (65)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Detroit, MI; 2x Elizabeth Ashley's hubby
TV Shows: Dynasty (pilot episode), Banacek (as Thomas Banacek), Dr.'s Hospital, The A-Team (as Col. John 'Hannibal' Smith)
Movie Titles: Breakfast at Tiffany's

🎵Herbert "Tubo" Rhoad -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/1/1944 d.12/8/1988 (44)
Singer
Group Names: The Persuasions

🎨✍Ludwig Bemelmans -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1898 d.10/1/1962 (64)
Illustrator, Author, Humorist

🎵Nick Reynolds -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/27/1933 d.10/1/2008 (75)
Banjoist, Guitarist, Folk Singer
Group Names: Kingston Trio

E. B. White -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/11/1899 d.10/1/1985 (86)
Author, Essayist, Poet, Children's Author, Humorist
Names/Places: RFN:Elwyn Brooks
Book Titles: Charlotte's Web, The Elements of Style

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In 1865, Lopsided Baseball Game: Philadelphia Athletics: 114; Jersey City Nationals: two.

In 1890, Yosemite National Park was established. No, Yosemite Sam is not a spokestoon of the park!

In 1910, 10 x 01 = 10

In 1932, The Silly Symphony film, “Bugs in Love” is released. This had nothing to do with Warner Brothersʹ Bugs Bunny, which hadnʹt even been thought of yet!

In 1936, Generalissimo Francisco Franco was proclaimed the head of an insurgent Spanish state. Nowadays, heʹs enjoying his long-deserved vacation so much that he remains valiantly holding on in his spite to remain dead.

In 1942, Little Golden Books publishes its first childrenʹs book: The Poky Little Puppy.

In 1952, We Got It All on UHF! KPTV of Portland, Oregon, signed on full time as the first commercially licensed ultra high frequency (UHF) television station, broadcasting on Channel Number 27 (a WAY cool number). (Itʹs now broadcasting on channel 12.) This was 37 years before “Weird Al” Yankovic made a cult classic movie about a small UHF station (62) triumphing over a corporate network affilliate.

In 1954, “The Red Buttons Show”, TV Variety; moved to NBC.

In 1955, On the cover of TV Guide: “Mickey Mouse and His Club”. Other Articles: The Honeymooners, December Bride.

In 1955, “The Honeymooners” Alice (Audrey Meadows) is dying to have a TV set. But cheapskate Ralph (Jackie Gleason) lamely claims heʹs holding off until 3-D TV is developed. He finally agrees to go in halfsies with Norton, rigging a coin toss so the set stays in the Kramden apartment. No sooner is the set plugged in than Ralph becomes a total zombie to the new medium, the very archetype of the couch potato: scientifically determining (in a priceless piece of physical comedy) exactly where to place his snack food so no effort is required to reach it; fighting with Norton, who wants to sit in front of the set with his space helmet on to watch “Captain Video”; and finally falling asleep with the tube on. “TV or Not TV” was the first episode in “The Honeymoonersʹs” one and only season. All 38 shows that came after met its brilliantly simple, hilarious standard.

In 1956, “I LOVE LUCY” Guest star BOB HOPE in the classic episode where LUCY meets the comic at a YANKEES/ INDIANS baseball game

In 1958, Britain transfers Christmas Island (south of Java) to Australia. You can say it was an early Christmas present.

In 1961, “Mister Ed”, TV Comedy; moved to CBS from syndication. “Hey, Willlburrrr, weʹre getting a TV show.” Talking horse Mr. Ed chats for the first time on the CBS network.

In 1962, Brian Epstein signed a contract to manage Beatles through 1977. Neither Epstein nor The Beatles lasted until then.

In 1962, Lucille Ball returned to TV in the comedy sitcom “The Lucy Show”, sans former husband Desi Arnaz, but again joined by her former “I Love Lucy” co-star Vivian Vance. She played Lucy Carmichael. Ball becomes Lucy Carter in 1968 when the show undergoes a face-lift and turns into Hereʹs Lucy.

In 1962, “The Merv Griffin Show”, TV Talk Show, debut in daytime on NBC. His guests were comedian Shelley Berman, opera singer Roberta Peters and journalist Adela Rogers Saint Johns.

In 1962, “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson”, TV Talk Show, began a nearly thirty-year-run on NBC. Johnny Carson succeeded Jack Paar to begin his reign as permanent host beginning with guest Joan Crawford. Groucho Marx introduced Carson at the beginning of the show. Ed McMahon was, of course, by his side, but the original band leader is Skitch Henderson. Multihued Doc Severinsen wonʹt lead the band until 1967. His other guests were actor-singer Rudy Vallee, singer Tony Bennett and comedian Mel Brooks. Johnnyʹs last show: May 22, 1992.

In 1964, “I Started Out As A Child” album by Bill Cosby was released

In 1965, The number one Billboard Pop Hit was “Hang on Sloopy” by The McCoys.

In 1966, R.C., “My Uncle Used To Love Me But She Died” by Roger Miller peaked at #58 on the pop singles chart.

In 1966, Cat Stevens released “I Love My Dog”. How funny. A “Cat” loving a dog?

In 1966, “I Love My Dog” was released by Cat Stevens (born Steven Demitri Georgiou); he was 19 years old. Just five years later, he recorded such hits as “Wild World,” “Morning Has Broken,” “Peace Train” and “Oh Very Young.” By 1979, disenchanted with the music business, Stevens converted to the Islamic religion and changed his name to Yusef Islam.

In 1967, “Aliceʹs Restaurant” album by Arlo Guthrie was released

In 1968, The cult horror movie “Night of the Living Dead” had its world premiere in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where it was filmed.

In 1968, The cult horror movie “Night of the Living Dead” had its world premiere in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

In 1971, In a Brady Bunch episode called “The Brady Braves”, Cindy and Bobby are aided by and Indian boy, Jimmy Pakaya, when they become lost at the bottom of the Grand Canyon in the third segment of a three-part episode. Jimmy helps Cindy and Bobby find their way back to camp and the youngsters promise to bring him food when they learn the Indian boy is running away from his grandfather, Chief Dan Eagle Cloud.

In 1971, The Magic Kingdom of Walt Disney World opens in Orlando, Florida. It would eventually become the worldʹs largest manmade tourist attraction. The Adventureland Veranda restautant opens in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. Disneyʹs Contemporary Resort hotel opens in Walt Disney World, on the west shore of Bay Lake. Disneyʹs Polynesian Resort hotel opens in Walt Disney World, on the south shore of Severn Seas Lagoon.

In 1972, “Kung Fu”, TV Western Drama; debut on ABC.

In 1977, R.C., “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” by Meco peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1983, “The Rousters” began airing on NBC

In 1983, “Weird Al” Yankovic records the first songs for his his 3-D LP “Nature Trail To Hell”, “That Boy Could Dance”, “Mr. Popeil”, “Midnight Star”, and “Gonna Buy Me A Condo”.

In 1984, Gary Trudeauʹs “Doonesbury” comic strip resumed after two-year hiatus.

In 1988, Robert Englund, the actor who plays Freddie Kruger, weds Nancy Booth.

In 1988, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” began airing in syndication

In 1990, Published on this day: “The Late Night With David Letterman Book of Top Ten Lists”

In 1991, Howard Stern adds Baltimore to his radio network (WJFK-AM).

In 1991, Published on this day: “Roman Numeral II: An Altogether New Book of Top Ten Lists” by David Letterman

In 1992, The Cartoon Network cable network by Turner Enterprises debut. Nobody can be on that station unless youʹre a toon.

In 1993, Basketball star Shaquille OʹNeal made his dubious recording debut with the release of his single, “I Know I Got Skillz.”

In 1994, Published on this day: “Deepest Thoughts: So Deep They Squeak by Jack Handy”

In 1994, Published on this day: “How to Be Hap-Hap-Happy Like Me by Merrill Markoe.”

In 1994, Published on this day: “Saturday Night Live: The First Twenty Years by Michael Cader”

In 1995, The TV sitcoms “Misery Loves Company” and “Too Something,” debut on Fox and bomb.

In 1996, Published on this day: “SCTV: Behind the Scenes” by Dave Thomas and “Leading With My Chin” by Jay Leno with Bill Zehme

In 1996, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: Elizabeth Dole, wife of Republican Presidential Candidate Bob Dole, contributes to that eveningʹs Top Ten List of “Reasons Bob Dole Should Be Elected President of the United States.”

In 1997, Gul Mohammed, the worldʹs shortest man at 22.1 inches (56 cm), died.

In 1998, The president of the Philippines banned actress Claire Danes from entering the country. Filipinos were angry that in an interview, Danes had called Manila smelly, weird and full of rats.

In 2000, “Jackass” began airing on MTV

In 2000, “Thatʹs Life” premiered on CBS.

In 2010, 10 x 01 = 10

In 2012, “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane was named as host of the 2013 Academy Awards.

Novelty Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1949, “Dance Of The Hours” by Spike Jones And His City Slickers Featuring Doodles Weaver charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mr. Custer” by Larry Verne charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Yogi” by The Ivy Three charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 29 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Johnny Bond charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Let's Think About Living” by Bob Luman charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Charlie Ryan And The Timberline Riders charted at number 52 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “You Talk Too Much” by Joe Jones charted at number 56 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “A Kookie Little Paradise” by Jo-Ann Campbell charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Time Machine” by Dante And The Evergreens charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “The Brontosaurus Stomp” by The Piltdown Men charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Alvin For President” by David Seville And The Chipmunks charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine” by The Beatles charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Psychotic Reaction” by Count Five charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Working In The Coal Mine” by Lee Dorsey charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “My Uncle Used To Love Me But She Died” by Roger Miller charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Mr. Spaceman” by The Byrds charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Almost Persuaded No. 2” by Sheb Wooley/Ben Colder (Ben Colder) charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” by Meco charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Heaven On The 7th Floor” by Paul Nicholas charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars (Main Title)” by John Williams And The London Symphony Orchestra charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Martian Boogie” by Brownsville Station charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Puttin' On The Ritz” by Taco charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Dr. Heckyll And Mr. Jive” by Men At Work charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Major Tom (Coming Home)” by Peter Schilling charted at number 84 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “A Nightmare On My Street” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “New Age Girl” by Deadeye Dick charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Undone - The Sweater Song” by Weezer charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “My Humps” by The Black Eyed Peas charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Beverly Hills” by Weezer charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Axel F” by Crazy Frog charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1955, “Indian Love Call” by Slim Whitman charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport” by Rolf Harris charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Let's Think About Living” by Bob Luman charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Alley-Oop” by The Hollywood Argyles charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mama / Robot Man” by Connie Francis charted at number 38 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “A Kookie Little Paradise” by Frankie Vaughan charted at number 41 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Winchester Cathedral” by The New Vaudeville Band charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Working In The Coal Mine” by Lee Dorsey charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaaa!” by Napoleon XIV charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Telephone Man” by Meri Wilson charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” by Meco charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Dr. Heckyll And Mr. Jive” by Men At Work charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Kissing With Confidence” by Will Powers charted at number 55 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Popcorn” by Crazy Frog charted at number 53 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Australia

In 1949, “Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me)” by Peggy Lee / The Mills Brothers charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “A Kookie Little Paradise” by Jo-Ann Campbell charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mule Skinner Blues” by The Fendermen charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Robot Man” by Connie Francis charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Lil' Red Riding Hood” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaaa!” by Napoleon XIV charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman) / I Mess Up Everything I Get My Hands On” by Joe Tex charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Telephone Man / Itinerary” by Meri Wilson charted at number 53 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Heaven On The 7th Floor / Do You Want My Love” by Paul Nicholas charted at number 98 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Australiana” by Austen Tayshus charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Puttin' On The Ritz” by Taco charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Double Dutch” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Shiny Shiny” by Haysi Fantayzee charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “McRawhide” by The Chaps charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Doctorin' The Tardis” by The KLF alias The Timelords charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Duke Of Earl” by The Dukes Of Earlwood charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Oh Yeah” by Yello charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Strokin'” by Clarence Carter charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Fat” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 47 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Axel F” by Crazy Frog charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs October 1, 2019

What's Today?

Today is Tue Oct the 1 in the year 2019
Jan 1 began on a Tue
This is day 274 of the year
Serialnumber = 43727
Julian date = 2458746 O.S.= 9 - 18 - 2019

Calendar

Holidays

Rosh Hashanah
Feast of St. Remigius, bishop of Rheims, confessor.
Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus Feast Day
[Burma] Bank Holiday
[Cameroon] Unification Day (1961)
[China People's Republic] National Day (1949) thru 10-02
[Cyprus & Tuvalu] Independence Day (1978)
[India] Durga Puja (thru 10-2)
[Nigeria] Independence Day (1963)
[Omaha, Nebraska] Ak-Sar-Ben Day (1894)
[South Korea] Armed Forces Day
[Spain] Day of Caudillo (1936)
[Tuvalu] Independence Day (1978)
[USA] Agricultural Fair Day (1810)
[USA] Fiscal year begins for US Government
[World] Vegetarian Day. Annual day for focusing on the personal and global benefits of a vegetarian diet.
Captain Regents Day (San Marino).
Clerk's Holiday (Barbados).
International Day for the Elderly
James Earl Carter Day
Korean Armed Forces Day.
Model T Day
National Book It! Day
People's Republic of China's Foundation of the Republic.
Saxon New Year.
Universal Children's Week Begins
National Chimney Sweep Week (Day 3)

Reminders

Astrological sign: Libra: The Balance (9-23 thru 10-22); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Air. Traits: Charming, diplomatic, idealistic, indecisive. Body part associated with this sign: Reins. Occupations: Acting, the arts, law and legal activities, politics. The abbreviation of pound (lb.) comes from the word Libra because of the scales she holds.
Astrological sign: Scorpio: The Scorpion (10-22 thru 11-21); Ruling Planet: Pluto. Element: Water. Traits: Passionate, intense, secretive, subtle. Body part associated with this sign: Secrets. Occupations: Teaching, work requiring concentration, training animals, psychiatry, surgery, detection.
Flowers: calendula, cosmos and hops
Gems: opal & tourmaline
October's name comes from the Latin word for eight, octo.
The Saxons called October Win Monath - time for making wine.
Full Moon: the Hunters' Moon, and the Blood Moon.
Gems: opal and tourmaline.
Flowers: The hops, calendula and cosmo
Meaning: the sentimental meaning of the opal and the tourmaline is for hope, and the calendula is for constancy.
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National Pickled Pepper Month
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Cuts and Curls for Charity Month
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Ending Hunger Month
Energy Awareness Month
Energy Management Is a Family Affair Time
Family History Awareness Month
Fire Prevention Month
Gourmet Adventures Month
Great American Breakfast Club (Sep 1-Nov 30)
Healthy Lung Month
Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep 15-Oct 15)
Hunger Awareness Month
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
International Book Fair Month
International Marine Travel Month!
Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month
Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
Lesbian and Gay History Month
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Lupus Awareness Month
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National Quality Month
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National Restaurant-Car Maintance Month-Rocktober-Octoberfess
National Rodent Prevention Month.
National Roller Skating Month
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Festival of Ceres ends (Roman corn goddess, week-long festival).
Festival of Penha (Brazil).
Festival of the Greater Eleusian Mysteries ends (Ancient Greek week-long festival honoring Demeter's - Earth-goddess-mother, goddess of the fruitful earth - departure for the Underworld, confined to married women).
Fiscal year begins for Federal Government
Harvest Moon Days (full moon closest to equinox) (thru 10-8)
One of the two most popular days for moving into new houses in the U.S. (the other is May 1).
[American Samoa, Guam, Haiti, Marshall Islands,] Fiscal Year Begins
[Ancient Rome] Calendae October
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